Toby Burnett says:
Note that in the back row, the ties of both Steven Meredith Garmon and Charles Burnett present the Burnett colors, the plaid of the Scottish Burnett clan (a sub-clan of the Campbells who were mortal enemies of the McDonalds). Those ties were a present from Peg Burnett, mother of Lucy Burnett Garmon and myself. To my shame, in my old age and trip packing, I forgot my tie and had to wear a store-boughten tie. I am glad Meredith and Charles presented the Burnett colors at Lucy’s memorial.
As a post-script: The marriage of Lois Burnett, Lucy’s first cousin and childhood playmate, to Slim McDonald put an end to any Burnett-McDonald unfriendliness, at least in this country.